Genus Species: Carex appressa
Common / Product Name: Tall Sedge
Habit: TUFTS (TF)
Height x Width: 0.5 – 1.2m x 0.5 – 1m
Pruning: None Light
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: High
Coastal Tolerance: High
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
Evergreen: Monoecious rhizomatous tufted perennial
Flowering: starts: Late Spring / ends: Summer
Flower Colour: Brownish or dull Yellow spikelet’s
Irrigation: Good for stabilizing eroded stream banks or for bog gardens.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -7°C for short periods once established.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Low 40’s°C will tolerate higher temperatures for short periods.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.